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Felician Joseph Dittrich
      The Rev. Felician Joseph Dittrich, son of Pastor August Heinrich Dittrich & Marie Eleonora Klemm, was born 9 August 1831 in Tiflis (North Caucasus). He studied theology in Dorpat and was ordained on 25 October 1859. He served the congregations in Beideck (1859-1880), Riebensdorf (1881-1885), and Katharinenburg (1885-1903).
      He married on 12 August 1860 in Reval to Luise Henriette Eberhard (born 1842), the daughter of Leopold Eberhard & Luise Dorothea Lüken. He died in Katharinenburg on 7 August 1903.
      Felician Joseph Dittrich is the brother of Pastor Samuel Petrus Dittrich who also served Volga German colonies.

Sources

- Amburger, Erik. Die Pastoren der evangelischen Kirchen Rußlands vom Ende des 16. Jahrhunderts bis 1937 (Erlangen: Institut Nordostdeutsches Kulturwerk Martin-Luther-Verlag, 1998): 295.
- Schnurr, Joseph. Die Kirchen und das religiöse Leben der Russlanddeutschen – Evangelischer Teil (Stuttgart: AER Verlag Landsmannschaft der Deutschen aus Rußland, 1978): 131, 185.

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